The main suspect in the Wellawatta triple murder has been arrested. Prabath Kumaraswamy the 28-year-old son of the couple murdered in a house at Ramakrishna Terrace, Wellawatte was arrested today (24th) morning while he was traveling in a Kurunegala bound private bus from Colombo.
The elderly couple and their 23 year old daughter from Kotagala, Hatton had been brought down to Colombo last week and later their decomposed bodies were found.
The son who brought the victims from Hatton was the chief suspect and had been missing since the triple murders.
The suspect, a pharmacist, was arrested at Kadawatha at about 10.45 a.m. today.